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What is an earthquake?


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A
The collapse of a mass of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff
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B
The sudden shaking of the earth for a short spell of time
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C
Very rapid to extremely rapid surging flow of debris that has become partially or fully liquified
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D
The falling of rocks freely from a cliff face

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The correct option is B The sudden shaking of the earth for a short spell of time
An earthquake is a vibration of the Earth's surface that follows a release of energy in the Earth's crust. Sometimes, two lithospheric plates, instead of coming together or moving away, they simply slide past each other.

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